The Home Office have recently issued guidance on locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Here’s what you need to know.
(Updated as of 04 December 2020)
How do I make an appointment to get my biometric ID document scanned?
To make an appointment to get your biometric ID document scanned, you will need to contact one of these locations and attend the appointment in person.
Once your ID documents has been scanned, your application can be completed online at a later stage using a compatible device.
What should I bring to my appointment to get my biometric ID document scanned?
When attending your appointment to get your biometric ID document scanned, you must bring:
- your biometric passport from an EU country, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, or Switzerland
- a mobile phone that can receive text messages or a device that can receive email
Are there any charges for getting my biometric ID document scanned?
“You may be charged to use this service. The service provider you use will tell you how much you will need to pay.
In some cases, you may need to attend a further appointment or send us your ID document for a decision to be made on your application. If this happens you will not usually be entitled to a refund.
If you do not provide your ID document if we ask you for it, or if we ask you to attend a further appointment and you do not attend, your application could be refused.”
Please be advised that the above information is not exhaustive as there are more requirements and points to consider.
For more information provided by Bolton’s leading Immigration Solicitors on EU Settlement Scheme ID document scanner locations, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us on 01204 531 535 to book a telephone/skype consultation. The fee is £30.
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